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Old 07-22-2014, 05:09 PM
Rick_Seebeck Rick_Seebeck is offline
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Prop question

My 83 SS with a Chrysler 440 currently has a 3 blade 14x20 prop. It is time for a replacement. Thoughts on which size to get? Anyone else with a similar boat, engine configuration have any advice?
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Old 07-23-2014, 08:57 AM
TRBenj TRBenj is offline
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Presumably you have the 1.52:1 powerslot tranny?

Generally speaking, you'll pick up a good bit of performance and keep revs where they need to be by switching to a modern CNC prop with a similar diameter and slightly less pitch than the original hand finished prop. If that 14x20 is the original prop, something in the 14x19 range would probably be ideal. Whether such a prop exists or not is another question altogether!
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